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Landscape with Figures

Pierre Antoine Patel the Younger (French, Paris 1646–1707 Paris)
Gouache on vellum
5 7/8 x 7 11/16 in. (14.9 x 19.5 cm)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1961
Accession Number:
Not on view
Signature: Lower left, signed in brush and white gouache: "PA Patel/1693"

Marking: At lower left, stamped in black ink, collector's mark of marquis de Lagoy (Lugt 1710)
Willem Anne Lestevenon (Paris 1750–1803 Paris), according to Lagoy; Jean-Baptiste-Florentin Gabriel de Meryon, Marquis de Lagoy (French, Arles 1764–1829 Arles); Vendor: Herbert Norman Bier (German, Frankfurt am Main 1905–1981 London)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Seventeenth Century French Drawings and Prints from the Museum's Collections," May 18, 1982–August 22, 1982.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," January 8, 2008–April 13, 2008.

Bean and Turcic 1986.231; Courtal 2001.PAP 171
Jean-Baptiste-Florentin-Gabriel de Meryan, marquis de Lagoy Catalogue de dessins anciens et originaux de toutes les écoles : provenant du cabinet de feu M. le Marquis de Lagoy. sale: Bonnefons de Lavialle, April 17-19, 1834. Bonnefons de Lavialle, Paris, 1834, see Notes, cat. no. 301, p. 69.

Roseline Bacou "Le marquis de Lagoy grand collectionneur du dix-huitième siecle" in L'Oeil. vols. 91-92, Paris, July-August 1962, p. 52, ill.

Jacob Bean, Lawrence Turčić 15th-18th Century French Drawings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1986, cat. no. 231, p. 208, ill.

Margaret Morgan Grasselli, Jean-Francois Méjanès, William W. Robinson Mastery and Elegance, Two Centuries of French Drawings from the Collection of Jeffrey E. Horvitz. Exh. cat., Harvard University Art Museums, and other cities. edited by Alvin L. Clark Jr., Cambridge, MA, 1999, cat. no. under no. 26, pp. 152-153, 364.

Nathalie Coural, Jacques Thuillier Les Patel: Pierre Patel (1605-1676) et ses fils: Le paysage de ruines à Paris au XVIIe siècle. Paris, 2001, On p.277, Coural mentions the similarities in motif between this drawing and "paysage au cours d'eau" (PAP 142, location unknown)., cat. no. PAP 171, p. 290, ill.

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